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Bartholomew West CONOLE

Regimental number112
Place of birthDartmoor, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarrier
AddressDartmoor, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Darby Conole, Dartmoor, Victoria
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name21st Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal


Valuable work in charge of Transport Section and excellent work under fire. A most reliable and efficient Non-Commissioned Officer.
Recommendation date: 15 September 1916

FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'This N.C.O. has been Transport Sergeant of the Battalion since its formation and has proved himself a most reliable and efficient non-commissioned officer. Since 9th August last this N.C.O. has had sole charge of the Transport Section, and has done excellent work under fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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